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Dynamic construction of back-propagation artificial neural networks.

by Korris Fu-lai Chung. / Thesis (M.Phil.) -- Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1991. / Bibliography: leaves R-1 - R-5. / LIST OF FIGURES --- p.vi / LIST OF TABLES --- p.viii / Chapter 1 --- INTRODUCTION / Chapter 1.1 --- Recent Resurgence of Artificial Neural Networks --- p.1-1 / Chapter 1.2 --- A Design Problem in Applying Back-Propagation Networks --- p.1-4 / Chapter 1.3 --- Related Works --- p.1-6 / Chapter 1.4 --- Objective of the Research --- p.1-8 / Chapter 1.5 --- Thesis Organization --- p.1-9 / Chapter 2 --- MULTILAYER FEEDFORWARD NETWORKS (MFNs) AND BACK-PRO- PAGATION (BP) LEARNING ALGORITHM / Chapter 2.1 --- Introduction --- p.2-1 / Chapter 2.2 --- From Perceptrons to MFNs --- p.2-2 / Chapter 2.3 --- From Delta Rule to BP Algorithm --- p.2-6 / Chapter 2.4 --- A Variant of BP Algorithm --- p.2-12 / Chapter 3 --- INTERPRETATIONS AND PROPERTIES OF BP NETWORKS / Chapter 3.1 --- Introduction --- p.3-1 / Chapter 3.2 --- A Pattern Classification View on BP Networks --- p.3-2 / Chapter 3.2.1 --- Pattern Space Interpretation of BP Networks --- p.3-2 / Chapter 3.2.2 --- Weight Space Interpretation of BP Networks --- p.3-3 / Chapter 3.3 --- Local Minimum --- p.3-5 / Chapter 3.4 --- Generalization --- p.3-6 / Chapter 4 --- GROWTH OF BP NETWORKS / Chapter 4.1 --- Introduction --- p.4-1 / Chapter 4.2 --- Problem Formulation --- p.4-1 / Chapter 4.3 --- Learning an Additional Pattern --- p.4-2 / Chapter 4.4 --- A Progressive Training Algorithm --- p.4-4 / Chapter 4.5 --- Experimental Results and Performance Analysis --- p.4-7 / Chapter 4.6 --- Concluding Remarks --- p.4-16 / Chapter 5 --- PRUNING OF BP NETWORKS / Chapter 5.1 --- Introduction --- p.5-1 / Chapter 5.2 --- Characteristics of Hidden Nodes in Oversized Networks --- p.5-2 / Chapter 5.2.1 --- Observations from an Empirical Study --- p.5-2 / Chapter 5.2.2 --- Four Categories of Excessive Nodes --- p.5-3 / Chapter 5.2.3 --- Why are they excessive ? --- p.5-6 / Chapter 5.3 --- Pruning of Excessive Nodes --- p.5-9 / Chapter 5.4 --- Experimental Results and Performance Analysis --- p.5-13 / Chapter 5.5 --- Concluding Remarks --- p.5-19 / Chapter 6 --- DYNAMIC CONSTRUCTION OF BP NETWORKS / Chapter 6.1 --- A Hybrid Approach --- p.6-1 / Chapter 6.2 --- Experimental Results and Performance Analysis --- p.6-2 / Chapter 6.3 --- Concluding Remarks --- p.6-7 / Chapter 7 --- CONCLUSIONS --- p.7-1 / Chapter 7.1 --- Contributions --- p.7-1 / Chapter 7.2 --- Limitations and Suggestions for Further Research --- p.7-2 / REFERENCES --- p.R-l / APPENDIX / Chapter A.1 --- A Handwriting Numeral Recognition Experiment: Feature Extraction Technique and Sampling Process --- p.A-1 / Chapter A.2 --- Determining the distance d= δ2/2r in Lemma 1 --- p.A-2

Identiferoai:union.ndltd.org:cuhk.edu.hk/oai:cuhk-dr:cuhk_318773
Date January 1991
ContributorsChung, Korris Fu-lai., Chinese University of Hong Kong Graduate School. Division of Electronic Engineering.
PublisherChinese University of Hong Kong
Source SetsThe Chinese University of Hong Kong
LanguageEnglish
Detected LanguageEnglish
TypeText, bibliography
Formatprint, viii, [83] leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
RightsUse of this resource is governed by the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons “Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International” License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)

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